so made a bunch of motivational quote pics, gonna upload sooon
thank you :)
By definition, performance art is transitory. It’s sometimes spontaneous. It’s often interactive. And it’s always an experience. It isn’t, however, a tangible object like, say, a painting, sculpture or even a string of musical chords on paper. And so, we’re left with a perplexing question: can performance art ever be bought? In other words, is it possible for a piece to be “owned” by anyone other than the artist once the performance is over?
For some, the answer might be obvious — see: MoMA’s acquisition of Tino Sehgal’s ”Kiss” (2003) for what was reputedly a five-figure sum. For others, it’s a bit more complicated than just a yes or no. For some clarity, we turned to a group of performance artists, art festival and collective leaders, and curators to answer our question …